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East Providence receives historical preservation grants

East Providence receives historical preservation grants

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission (RIHPHC) awarded seven grants totaling about $59,300 to local historic preservation programs, including one to East Providence. The grants support a variety of local preservation activities, including architectural assessments of historic buildings, a master plan for a historic farm, a mapping study of colonial settlement

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East Providence resident Cuartas vies for Miss Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE — City resident Victoria Cuartas, of Riverside, will be one of the women vying for the title of Miss Rhode Island-Miss America during the local version of the pageant Saturday evening, June 14, at Rhode Island College’s Roberts Auditorium. The event begins at 6 p.m. Pageant tickets are available at the RIC box office


Fourth Annual K-Rob Festival takes place in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The fourth annual K-Rob Foundation Family Fun Festival took place Saturday, May 31, at Pierce Field and the Looff Carousel. The event began with the traditional Ride with K-Rob. The Ride/Skate/Run/Walk traveled down the East Bay Bike Path to the Carousel in Riverside. The free Family Fun Festival included live riding demonstrations,


Post 10 prepares Memorial Day weekend events in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The traditional Memorial Day parade sponsored by the American Legion Riverside Post 10 takes place on Monday, May 26, at 10 a.m. The parade will start at the Looff Carousel at Crescent Park and will end at Post 10 located on 830 Willett Ave. The parade will take its usual route heading

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World War I Memorial is unveiled at East Providence’s Ancient Little Neck Cemetery

EAST PROVIDENCE — The city formally unveiled its long forgotten and hidden World War I Memorial plaque Sunday morning, May 18, at its new home of the Ancient Little Neck Cemetery in Riverside. Ward 4 City Councilor Chrissy Rossi, in whose district the cemetery is situated, presided over the ceremony and spoke of the process


Howard Hughes, Riverside

Howard Hughes, of Riverside passed away peacefully Friday, March 7, 2014, at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Pawtucket he was the son of the late Doris (LaFountaine) Hughes. Howard worked in the Food Service Department at Brown University for 28 years and also at Crescent Park. He is survived by his